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and i thank you for your service to the country and for your professionalism in running the fbi. the fbi operates the national and state criminal and background check system. we have to enforece the laws that we have. even the momentary glance at the laws we have proves there are holes in our system that even with adequate enforcement would not keep guns out of the hands that seek to do us harm. i'm focused on the fact that those on the terror watch list do not raise a flag in the system. what are those on the terror watch list and not automatically denied a fire arm from licensed firearms dealer and should it person?s listing on the list be a factor in the denial of a firearm? >> the reason those on the terrorist watch list [indiscernible] one of the factors is listed in the statute. there is legislation being discussed in terms of what more can be done to expand these prohibitive factors or to expand it and other ways the use of nix to bar the sale of guns. >> so a person can be on the terror watch list and yet we have to pass legislation to ensure that a person on that list can't purc
. chairman, i thank you for your kind words this is about the men and women of the fbi accomplished so much in the last decade. i thank you for the opportunity to be here to represent the men and women of the fbi. i also want to start by thanking this committee and result in particular for the extraordinary support you have given to the fbi over the last decade. we live in a time of diverse and persistent threats from terrorists, spies, cyber criminals. at the same time, we face a wide range of criminal corruption. just as our national security and criminal threats constantly evolves, so too must the fbi to meet encounter these evolving threats. we look forward to one additional challenge, this the ability to maintain our current capabilities to these threats during a time of constrained budgets. today, i spent a moment to connect our highest priority, national security and criminal threats. terrorists ruined our top priority, terrace with global reach and global ambitions that seek to strike as at home and abroad. the opera today in more places and against a wider array of targets than the
the communities -- the communities also would. in terms of training, we have had this discussion about fbi staff training. the train was utilizing stereotypic erroneous information. we brought that to you, and you're telling us, you're looking at, making sure that these things would be eliminated and addressed. since then, i have heard a couple more times that certain regions have been doing that again. i would like an update on that train. in this area. tomade changes to that end my understanding, those changes have been adopted. training meets the appropriate standards. if you have instances that you have heard that is not accurate, i would appreciate knowing it but i have not heard of any such instances. i believe that other entities emulated what we have done in terms of assuring the validity of our training materials curry >> they may have hired contractors to do the training. step to be a serious ensure they follow the rules. >> included a review of any contractors utilizing our allrials to assure that live up to our standards. >> i appreciate that. i'm going to go back to mr. serrano beca
to know what is going on with this investigation. they have heard nothing from the fbi. bill: school bus driver facing suspension for taking a call on the job. now why would she do that? wait until you hear who was calling before you pass judgment here. >> we have these rules, context doesn't matter. there is some, there are some circumstances here warrant taking another look at this. % every year. go to e-trade and find out how much our advice and guidance costs. spoiler alert: it's low. it's guidance on your terms, not ours. e-trade. less for us. more for you. martha: let's go back to our top story now. this all began to break during "america's newsroom" yesterday. now we're getting conflicting account what's really going on inside syria as the civil war there continues to rage. you've got the white house at first saying it had no reason to believe those reports that were coming out, that chemical weapons had been used. something that president obama had said very clearly, that if it happened that would be a red line. it would be a game-changer, change the calculus were his words. just
to take part in the attack, the f.b.i. director was asked whether the agent are getting direct access. >> not yet. >> obstacles in libya, egypt and tunisia, where the embassy was nearly overrun three days later, lawmakers were told u.s. foreign aid exceeds half a billion dollars annually. >> the thought that the government will give that foreign aid and not have the f.b.i. be given access on the individual is unacceptable. >> in letter from republican susan collins on the intelligence committee, the f.b.i. director is asked to identify the suspects and whether any will be extradited to the u.s. for trial. in the house hearing, acknowledged the case faces obstacles from foreign government. >> the question is not necessarily the willingness but the capability. we are working on that. as i say, the investigation is progressing. >> in if case of congressional pressure to make survivors able to investigators the state department is noncommittal about access to its own employees. >> we have been working with the congress on the benghazi issue. both houses, many committees. for months and mo
such as was in the case in aurora after the movie theater. bill: we know the fbi is on the scene there and we'll work to get some answers from campus as well. thank you, phil keating. martha: a g.o.p. reboot, the republican party rolling out a new digital strategy to close the technological gap that many insiders believe the democrats have commanded very well. carl cameron joins us live from washington. they have been working on this plan for three months. what have they decided is their selfdiagnosis. >> reporter: the digital part of is is a small part. they are going to go to open platform and more standardized information so everyone can see who they want to talk to. they've been interviewing 5,000 people across the people. it was headed up by a panel of real top republican leaders, experts, lit cal pros and they traveled all over the country to find out what aeuld the g.o.p. and how come they got beaten so badly. they determined that voters are turned off and view them as being out of touch. this is reince priebus. >> focus groups described our party as narrow minded, out of touch and "stuffy old
't have jobs or food to put on the table. >> what is concerning, that we have on the defense side, f.b.i. training manuals that don't even mention the word islam. don't mention the word muslims or jihad. those have been completely purged. we also have nuclear defense missiles i think are cut ever since barack obama has come into office. yeah, now he is talking about interceptors over to alaska but that was only pretty much in response to the north korean threat because he got caught on that. rather than that all of our defenses have been going downward. >> sean: i agree, good point. joel, you have written from the last jihad and written a lot of novels. every time i read them i'm thinking these scenarios that you are writing about seem very possible to me. you have a very dark, twisted mind. [ laughter ] >> i look at worst case scenarios. that is where we are. the new novel is damascus count down. what if an american president miscalculates, he tries diplomacy and it doesn't work. what if an american president doesn't give israel a green light and pressures that don't strike but israel d
is harry wu. how are you going to respond recently fbi arrest in nsa? secondly i want to ask about china human rights issue, you know, -- [inaudible] and china have forced abortion every year. and china -- [inaudible] -- organ transplant a couple thousand a year. number two country of the world. just very large human rights issue. i hope you can talk about the human rights issue, let's more talk about economic trade with china. >> i think that both issues are important. it is important to economically engage china. i think of evolution in terms of human rights is partly dependent upon what we do to put information into china about what's happening on the ground in china in real-time in order to expose these types of abuses. and that is best done through radio free asia. but it is also done to other legislation that we have enacted in which we have an institution year on the hill that -- and i'm a member of the hearings that we hold on this issue, which elevate human rights, and which he gets that information out into the international press. so it's partly getting the information out to
forced to evacuate while police and the fbi worked to remove the explosives. >>> coming up next, the high-court showdown over arizona's voter i.d. law. what it could mean for elections across the country. >>> after a week of digesting the red meat, how will republicans move forward. send me your thoughts on facebook and twitter at mitchellreports. [ kitt ] you know what's impressive? a talking car. but i'll tell you what impresses me. a talking train. this ge locomotive can tell you exactly where it is, what it's carrying, while using less fuel. delivering whatever the world needs, when it needs it. ♪ after all, what's the point of talking if you don't have something important to say? ♪ [ female announcer ] from meeting customer needs... to meeting patient needs... ♪ wireless is limitless. [ female announcer ] from finding the best way... ♪ to finding the best catch... ♪ wireless is limitless. >>> today the supreme court heard arguments in another pivotal voter i.d. case. voting rights groups in arizona have challenged the proposition 200, a law requiring state residents sho to
that come. you have to use a proxy, fbi background check. >> we are not talking about what would really make a difference here. that is not even on the table. >> i think it would make a difference. i think 90% of most gun violence is done with handguns. i think -- i read 2% of the gun homicide are done via assault weapon. if you can stop homicidal man c maniacs from buying a handgun because of the background check -- >> i think they can find another way to get them but it's a start. >> if you talk to mike bloomberg, you talk to other people that have champions of sensible gun regulation, they will tell you will, yes, the assault weapon ban, especially in light of sandy hook, would be a very powerful symbolic victory and i agree. mike bloomberg and others knows if you want to stop the gun violence not just in sandy hook and in chicago and across america your best shot is having mental and criminal background checks. >> i think he also realizes this is a long process. this is an important policy victory at stake. background checks i think 40% of gun sales because of these loopholes don't incl
in the house rules for the ethics committee that says that another body is looking into something like the fbi or something like the irs and the ethics committee is aware of it, they have the option of not opening their own inquiry. if there is something like a thel dui case, chances are ethics committee will not give into that and let local authorities proceed. if a member is convicted of a felony, or indicted for a felony, they have to open proceedings at they choose not to go forward, they have to explain why. generally, they will defer to local law enforcement for something like a dui. salt greg is calling from lake tahoe, calif., good morning. help but thinkt that congressional ethics is a term which is an oxymoron. on the other hand, i recognize the difficulty. i watched of the charles rangel hearing come start to finish. it impressed upon the the difficulty of the matter. you had an equal number of members of each side on the panel. opendly, the hearings are but a lot of the matters are closed. in other words, the facts at issue are not always revealed. it is hard to discern as a citize
. >>> the fbi is now working with east bay police to track town a serial bank robber. the suspect is being called the button down bandit. police say on march 12th he robbed a wells fargo in pleasanton. he's also charged of robbing a chase bank. the suspect is then to wear a gray long sleeve button down collared shirt with black dress shoes. >>> drug agents in los angeles say it's no laughing matter. they have taken down a crime ring distributing laughing gas. they served search wantons 17 areas. on the streetst it's nicknamed noz and users say they inhale the gas for a cheap high. >> the gas can be taken home and huffed or taken to a large underground party where balloons are sold $3-$5 a pop. >> the feds seized large tanks of noz which weighed a total of 36,000 pounds. they have a street value of $20 million. >>> the president of cypress is in belgium seeking a last minute reprieve. if he can't strike a deal with the european union by tomorrow the bank will cut off emergency funds to banks in cypress. the government had agreed with its lenders to place a 20% tax over any account above $10
of a plane preparing for takeoff. now he's behind bars and the fbi is joining the investigation. lisa sylvester here, this is one of those stories that makes you go, how did this happen. >> yeah, this is truly one of those pretty wild stories here. he was actually a ticketed passenger, so he didn't breach security. but let's just say when he didn't like his seat assignment, he tried to pass himself off as a pilot. in the movie "catch me if you can" a smooth-talking leonardo dicaprio flies around the world posing as a pilot. philippe jernnard thought he could pull something off similar. jernnard, a retired winemaker, was traveling from france headed to west palm beach and was on a layover in philadelphia. he was dressedn a white button-down shirt with a airfrance logo over the pocket. jernnard went to the gate and tried to get his seat upgraded from coach. but an agent said business class was already full and couldn't accommodate his request. that's when authorities say he boarded the plane and went straight to the cockpit, and sat behind the pilot in what's known as a jump seat. but a
, the costs of the war now estimated to top $5 trillion. then the fbi's top lawyer on how law enforcement investigations are keeping up with new technology without breaking the law. that's followed by a house appropriations subcommittee looking into agriculture department spending. >> let's go straight to a personal topic. you've been on the commission since 2006. the chairman has been on since i believe 2009. his term is a. yours will be up next year. should we expect to see some term over at the commission speak what you should always see turnout because we all have staggered terms. the past six years have flown by very quickly, and we shall see. i get asked this question every couple of years and we've been almost seven years. i multiply thinking about but we shall see. >> thinking about what? >> what to do next. i have thought about that several times, what comes after the commission. a limited government personnel i think it should stay in the positions forever. at the same time i love my job. that's part of what is keeping me here and we have a lot of important work to do. spent thi
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